Monthly Archive: August 2014

Aug 22

Divine Spirit Prayer

Butterfly

I’ve had a few requests for the Prayer of Blessing that I offered at the  New Student Induction Ceremony on August 21, 2014.  It goes with my last post.   Here it is: McAuley Quote that inspired the prayer: “May God bless and animate you with His own divine spirit, that you may prove it is Jesus Christ you …

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Aug 19

Bless & Animate

Pilgrims on Baggot Street

During our recent pilgrimage to Dublin for the Young Mercy Leaders conference, we had the opportunity to explore the correspondence of Catherine McAuley – founder of the Sisters of Mercy.  I was impressed by the wisdom and practicality of her letters dealing with the challenges of an expanding ministry.  I was also delighted by Catherine’s …

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Aug 11

Pilgrimage Blessings

Playing at St. Stephan's Green.

As a person of faith, I’ve often been struck by the thought that we have a God who is not in the least bit stingy.  Over and over again I have encountered a God of abundant grace – a Deity who is good beyond the telling of it – a God who delights in outlandish …

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